Monthly Archives: April 2008

Weekly news update

Down a test tube cocktail in London. The Bellini is back in Toronto. Bartenders and their jiggers in Marin. Bruni blogs a Manhattan in…Manhattan. Drinking within 100 miles of anywhere.

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Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder

By Mark Marowitz "But thou read’st black where I read white" William Blake. "It will free you first from the burning thirst That is born of a night of the bowl Like a sun ’twill rise through the inky skies … Continue reading

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Weekly news update

Louisiana Shuns State Cocktail Sazerac. Woodford Reserve $1,000 mint julep cup design released. Cocktail Concierges Serve Up Personalized In-Room Beverages at Fort Lauderdale Hotel. Cocktail recipes to mix like a chef. Regan teaches a gingerly leasson.

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It’s A Wonderful Life

(This is the first in a series of profiles of American women bartenders by Mark Marowitz. Readers should submit the names and contact information of women whom they would like to see profiled in future sketches. First up is Victoria … Continue reading

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Tribute to Mark

What can I say about a true American icon? Is it possible to feel so much remorse over someone that has passed away, someone I have never met? Yes, it is! Mark Pollman: one of the greatest bartenders ever! Not … Continue reading

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Return to New Orleans

We are thrilled to announce the opening of The Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans this coming July. Our new exhibit will be housed with the Southern Food & Beverage Museum at the Riverwalk Mall in New Orleans, … Continue reading

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In 1937, a bartender at the "21" Club in New York created a cocktail called B&B by combining the French liqueur Benedictine with brandy. It became so popular the Benedictine company started bottling a version made with cognac themselves. In … Continue reading

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On the road to Pisco

On the road to Pisco: Founding director of BarSol Pisco, Diego Loret de Mola brought Dale, Leo, and Jill DeGrof and Aisha Sharpe on an unforgettable trip to Peru last month that took them from the highest point in Cuzco, … Continue reading

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